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Is there a natural way to heal a swollen trigger finger?

Is there a natural way to heal a swollen trigger finger?

Yes: ... Can be helpful. Mostly it's important to avoid activities that "provoke" symptoms. Trigger finger/thumb is really a tendon irritation that may need medical care if it persists or interferes with function. If your finger/thumb "locks" in a bent or straight position, you really should seek medical evaluation and care. The problem is much more common in diabetics and arthritics. ...Read more

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Trigger Finger (Definition)

A common disorder of later adulthood characterized by catching, snapping, or locking of thei finger flexor tendon, associated ...Read more


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I took a cortison shot to cure my trigger finger, what is the best i can do to avoid having it again?

I took a cortison shot to cure my trigger finger, what is the best i can do to avoid having it again?

Trigger finger: There is no good explanation for why someone will develop a trigger finger. Because of this i'm afraid i don't know of anything you can do to prevent one. ...Read more

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Will wearing a cast cure trigger finger?

Will wearing a cast cure trigger finger?

Night splint: Night splint to avoid locking. Relative rest and anti-inflammatory medication. Relative rest means cut back on any repetitive movements which may have started the problem. Next step, is an injection and if all else fails, surgery. ...Read more

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I have difficulty opening my trigger finger in the morning. The muscle for it may be inflamed. I do emails like a machine. What is the cure for it?

I have difficulty opening my trigger finger in the morning. The muscle for it may be inflamed.  I do emails like a machine.  What is the cure for it?

Injection: Typically a stubborn trigger finger that repeatedly "sticks" or "clicks" and/or may be painful can be alleviated with a local injection of cortisone within the tendon sheath. This is a simple office procedure that can be performed by most orthopedic or hand specialists. ...Read more

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I have what is called a trigger finger. My doctor sent me to the emergency room when my finger locked. What should I do to cure trigger fingers?

I have what is called a trigger finger. My doctor sent me to the emergency room when my finger locked. What should I do to cure trigger fingers?

Trigger: Conservative treatments include nsaids and steroid injections. If you fail to improve trigger finger release is a simple 15 minute procedure that can greatly improve symptoms in over 98% of cases. ...Read more

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Falling apart! got trigger finger l thumb. I have excruciating pain in the inner joint bone on my thumb <⬅️. Pls help me cure this trigger finger.

Falling apart! got trigger finger l thumb. I have excruciating pain in the inner joint bone on my thumb <⬅️. Pls help me cure this trigger finger.

Trigger finger: A true trigger finger, named so because it appears that you have your finger placed on the trigger of a gun, usually needs surgical correction. This can be performed by an orthopedist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How do you treat "trigger finger" ?

How do you treat "trigger finger" ?

Trigger: Conservative treatments include nsaids and steroid injections. If you fail to improve trigger finger release is a simple 15 minute procedure that can greatly improve symptoms in over 98% of cases. ...Read more

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How can I straighten trigger finger?

How can I straighten trigger finger?

Surgery: Trigger finger developes due to binding of the flexor tendons at the a1 pulley at the distal palmar crease. Sometimes responds to steroid injection but frequently requires surgical release of the pulley to allow for tendon glide allowing finger to straighten. If triggering is chronic this can cause ligament contracture at pip joint limiting joint extension. See hand surgeon. ...Read more

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I have trigger finger, what's best to do?

I have trigger finger, what's best to do?

Corticosteroid shot: Corticosteroid injections are often beneficial in relieving the painful clicking or locking of trigger fingers/thumbs. Consult your hand surgeon. Occasionally, surgical intervention is needed in those cases where corticosteroid injections are not particularly helpful. ...Read more

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